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About medievalist86

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  • Birthday 12/29/1986

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  • Location
    Rochester, Washington, USA
  • Application Season
    2017 Fall
  • Program
    UK Fulbright/MA in Medieval Studies

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  1. I bet you are! It's an amazing school, Norwich is beautiful and the professors are awesome! I hope you have as wonderful an experience there as I did! Thank you, I so appreciate that. My only other choice is an online degree I have to foot the bill for, so I put all my hopes on the Fulbright for the 3rd year in a row. I have to make a decision whether or not to accept my backup program by 4/15, so I'm praying I get my Fulbright award by then! Have a great weekend, and congrats again!!! πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘πŸΌπŸŽŠ
  2. Thank you so much for your kind words, they mean a lot! ❀ It was so hard for me to keep my spirits up and finish out the rest of my work day after getting the email. Praying that BOTH of us get bumped up ASAP! We've worked so hard for this, and we didn't come this far to give up now! *high fives*
  3. If I could 'like' this 100x, I so would. Yes, PLEASE! Living in this limbo any longer than necessary is gonna kill me, I know it.
  4. It really does. UK alternate here, too. But I'm telling myself at least it's not a direct "no," and we still have a chance. Plus to even have made it this far is an amazing accomplishment. *hugs* Congrats to all who got notified, especially you @inkstainedarm! I'm so freaking happy for you!!
  5. ME TOO! πŸ˜“ They just need to freaking tell us already. Every time my iPhone 'dings' with an email, I'm like: 😳😲😰. Fingers crossed and praying UK notifications come tomorrow! πŸ™πŸΌπŸ™πŸΌπŸ€žπŸΌπŸ€žπŸΌ
  6. Sadly, no. The Fulbright Award is my only chance of being able to afford accepting my university's offer. I hope we get our decisions tomorrow! I don't know how much more of this waiting I can stand. πŸ˜“
  7. I can imagine!! I did SO much research before I studied abroad back then. I'll respond to your PM after I post this. I love your topic - it looks very interesting!! YES! I actually moved up here from SoCal because I missed England's weather so much. So psyched to go back! LOL
  8. UEA is a WONDERFUL university! I studied abroad there as an undergrad a few years ago, and I loved it there! Feel free to PM me if you have any questions about UEA, Norwich or anything else. I don't mind at all - my focus is on heresy and religious discrimination the Crusades, specifically regarding the Crusades from 1096-1229. How about yours? Yeah, this is my third year applying for this award, and the first year I've qualified for an interview, so I'm on pins and needles waiting for the decision. Good luck to you!
  9. LOL Yep, there is one in Washington. There are also cities named Rochester in Minnesota, Ohio, and quite a few other states, too.
  10. I'm down in Rochester (just north of Centralia)! I'm also hoping to do a program in Medieval History in the U.K. - what university did you apply to? If I get it, I'll be at the University of Reading. I really hope we get notified this week. All this waiting is torture.
  11. Study/Research in the U.K. (University of Reading)! This is my 3rd year applying, so I'm hoping the U.K. sends out their notifications next week. 🀞🏼
  12. I SECOND THAT! πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘πŸΌ
  13. Hello Shauna, and welcome to the forum!! I'm applying to the U.K. (England) for the third time, and there are quite a few others applying for a U.K. Award also, so you're not alone. Making it to this stage of the application as a first-time applicant is really incredible, so congrats to you! Wishing you the best of luck!! Which university are you wanting to attend? I studied abroad in the U.K. when I was in college, and I absolutely loved it! Feel free to message me, if you want. Have a great day!
  14. Congrats to you both! This is my 3rd year applying for a UK Partnership Award, and this is the first year I had an interview, so I was equal parts petrified and excited. My interview was over Skype and lasted about 20 minutes. I was at work and actually had to do it from my car, but they were really nice and understanding about it. I wish you both all the best of luck!
  15. Hello people! Got my interview invite a couple days ago, and it's in 2 weeks! This is my 3rd time applying, but my first time interviewing, so I'm really nervous! Have any other UK semi-finalists had their interviews yet? If so, what kind of questions were you asked? Have a great weekend everyone!